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YEMEN: Victory, Not Peace, Is Assured

May 22, 2016 by · Comment
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NAVAL AIR: Harrier Fades Away Reluctantly

May 22, 2016 by · Comment
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STRATEGIC WEAPONS: Russia And The Capitalist Curse

May 22, 2016 by · Comment
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Sweden’s Multirole Fighter Spreads Its Wings

May 22, 2016 by · Comment
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Gripen E has an increased maximum take-off weight enabling the aircraft to carry more weapons. In the rollout ceremony held on May 18, 2016 the aircraft was configured to carry five Meteor Air/Air missiles, two IRIS-Ts, eight GBU-39 small diameter guided bombs and a Litening recce pod. Photo: SaabThis weapon load includeSaab rolled out the newest member of the Gripen family of fighter jets - the Gripen E. SAAB defines the new fighter as 'revolutionary' because it combines advanced technology and operational effectiveness in an affordable package that no other fighter aircraft can. Defense-Update takes a look at what the new fighter jet can do.
              

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US Navy to Deploy its First ‘Electric Ship’ – DDG1000 – to the Pacific

May 22, 2016 by · Comment
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Zumwalt is the first U.S. Navy surface combatant to employ an innovative and highly survivable Integrated Power System (IPS) distributing 1000 volts of direct current across the ship. Each ship in the class features a battery of two Advanced Gun Systems, capable of firing Long-Range Land Attack Projectiles (LRLAP) that reach up to 63 nautical miles, providing three-fold range improvement in naval surface fires coverage. EOther weapon cells accommodate 80 Advanced Vertical Launch System cells storing various weapons including Tomahawk cruise missiles, Evolved Sea Sparrow and Standard air defense missiles, and Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rockets (ASROC) (VLA). Photo: US NavyOn May 20, 2016, the U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the lead ship of the next generation, ‘electric ship’ guided missile destroyer, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). The Navy announced the home port of the new combatant at Naval Base San Diego following its commissioning in Baltimore, on October 15 this year. Zumwalt is scheduled to arrive in San Diego in late 2016.
              

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KOREA: Just Makes Things Worse

May 21, 2016 by · Comment
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WARPLANES: The Shadow Grows

May 21, 2016 by · Comment
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AIR WEAPONS: Hellfire Over Africa

May 21, 2016 by · Comment
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Weekly Top Posts: 2016-05-22

May 21, 2016 by · Comment
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  1. New C-IED Jammer for the French Army
  2. Submarine Launched Blackwing Drone to Enable Strikes in Denied, Contested Environment (A2AD)
  3. Denmark Downselect the F-35 to Replace its Aging F-16s
  4. New Brimstone Demonstrates Enhanced CAS Responsiveness
  5. Staring Night Vision Sensor Opens the Night for Helicopter Pilots

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Weekly Top Posts: 2016-05-22

May 21, 2016 by · Comment
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AFGHANISTAN: Blame Pakistan

May 20, 2016 by · Comment
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SURFACE FORCES : Algeria Leaves The Cold War Behind

May 20, 2016 by · Comment
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AIR WEAPONS: Retiring To Iraq

May 20, 2016 by · Comment
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Republicans Try to Rein in the National Security Council

As the NSC swells to more than 400 staffers, a congressional proposal offers the White House a choice: Cut it down to size, or subject it to more oversight.

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The Unseemly Death of an Amendment to Draft Women

How a fight against social progress in the U.S. military collapsed in on itself.

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ALGERIA: Hunting For The Remnants

May 19, 2016 by · Comment
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SUPPORT: Seeing Straight At Night While In Flight

May 19, 2016 by · Comment
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WARPLANES: How The Bone Beat The BUFF

May 19, 2016 by · Comment
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INDIA-PAKISTAN: China Does Not Offer Discounts

May 18, 2016 by · Comment
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MURPHY’S LAW: The Ultimate Motivator

May 18, 2016 by · Comment
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LEADERSHIP: American Admirals Reluctant To Admit Failure

May 18, 2016 by · Comment
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ARMOR: What Began As An Armored Truck In The 1950s

May 18, 2016 by · Comment
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Farewell Dear Readers

May 18, 2016 by · Comment
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Meet the Highest-Ranking Openly Gay Military Official in U.S. History

The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Army Secretary Eric Fanning.

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Pentagon Testing Small Robot to Help Hunt Naval Mines

The U.S. military has been looking for an underwater bomb disposal robot for years. It finally has one.

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